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Bella Hadid Shared a Rare New Photo of Khai and Gigi in 28th Birthday Tribute to Her Sister

Gigi Hadid celebrated her 28th birthday yesterday at Walt Disney World, and her sister Bella shared a very candid, adoring tribute to her big sis today on Instagram. In the carousel of photos Bella shared of her and Gigi throughout the years together, Bella also included a rare new look at Gigi with her two-year-old daughter Khai.

“Happy birthday to @gigihadid my best friend , my confidant , my teacher , my logic , my most favorite chilling partner, the gift that keeps on giving because you brought me my most favoritest gift in the world miss Khaibaloo,” she wrote. “Calm cool collected kind loving hard working angelic creative brilliant fun thoughtful PURE , the list of all of the reasons I love you could go on for days. I wish I could have felt better to celebrate you at Disney but I am always with you in spirit and your #1 cheerleader 365 days a year. I love you so much it hurts.”

Gigi liked the post and commented, “I LOVE YOU SO MUCH MY BELLOOONI🎈”

gigi hadid and khai in the carousel

Gigi Hadid and Khai in Bella’s ig post.


Gigi herself shared a Reel of her lip-syncing to “Part of Your World,” sung by Jessie J, that documented her weekend at the Disney theme park.

“ More from my *dream bday weekend* soon…. but @patrickta and I had so much fun (& laughs) making this, to say: Thanks for all the birthday love I’ve felt from here at Disney and all over the world. 💖 My heart is full of gratitude !!!! 🌞🧜‍♀️🏰💛 @disneyparks @waltdisneyworld #waltdisneyworld,” Hadid wrote. More than 1 million people liked the post:

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Alyssa Bailey is the senior news and strategy editor at ELLE.com, where she oversees coverage of celebrities and royals (particularly Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton). She previously held positions at InStyle and Cosmopolitan. When she’s not working, she loves running around Central Park, making people take #ootd pics of her, and exploring New York City.